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With Many Eyeballs, Is Open Source Security Better?

Tue, 2018-07-10 22:35
Back in 1999, Eric Raymond coined the term "Linus' Law," which stipulates that given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow.Linus' Law, named in honor of Linux creator Linus Torvalds, has for nearly two decades been used by some as a doctrine to explain why open source software should have better security. In recent years, open source projects and code have experienced multiple security issues, but does that mean Linus' Law isn't valid?

Getting started with Perlbrew

Tue, 2018-07-10 21:21
What's better than having Perl installed on your system? Having multiple Perls installed on your system! With Perlbrew you can do just that. But why—apart from surrounding yourself in Perl—would you want to do that?read more

How to install OpenCV on Ubuntu 18.04

Tue, 2018-07-10 20:06
This tutorial explains how to install OpenCV on Ubuntu 18.04.

6 open source cryptocurrency wallets

Tue, 2018-07-10 18:52
Without crypto wallets, cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum would just be another pie-in-the-sky idea. These wallets are essential for keeping, sending, and receiving cryptocurrencies.read more

How to Check for Open Ports in Linux

Tue, 2018-07-10 17:38
When you are troubleshooting networking issues in Linux, you will need to know which ports are open.

Display Weather Forecast In Your Terminal With Wttr.in

Tue, 2018-07-10 16:23
wttr.in is a feature-packed weather forecast service that supports displaying the weather from the command line. It can automatically detect your location (based on your IP address), supports specifying the location or searching for a geographical location (like a site in a city, a mountain and so on), and much more. Oh, and you don't have to install it - all you need to use it is cURL or Wget.

15 open source applications for MacOS

Tue, 2018-07-10 15:09
I use open source tools whenever and wherever I can. I returned to college a while ago to earn a master's degree in educational leadership. Even though I switched from my favorite Linux laptop to a MacBook Pro (since I wasn't sure Linux would be accepted on campus), I decided I would keep using my favorite tools, even on MacOS, as much as I could.Fortunately, it was easy, and no professor ever questioned what software I used. Even so, I couldn't keep a secret.read more

Linux top Command Tutorial for Beginners (8 Examples)

Tue, 2018-07-10 13:55
While working on the Linux command line, there may be times when you'd want to check process related details, like which process is consuming CPU or memory the most? Well, there exists a command - dubbed top - that lets you do this easily. In this tutorial, we will discuss this tool using some easy to understand examples.

How to make the case for blockchain: 5 steps

Tue, 2018-07-10 12:22
How to push past the hype and win organizational support and resources for blockchain projects

Welcoming Sunil Abraham Mozilla Foundation's New VP, Leadership Programs

Tue, 2018-07-10 11:08
I’m thrilled to welcome Sunil Abraham as Mozilla Foundation’s new VP, Leadership Programs. Sunil joins us from The Center for Internet and Society, the most recent chapter in a 20 [he]#8230[/he] Read moreThe post Welcoming Sunil Abraham [he]#8211[/he] Mozilla Foundation’s New VP, Leadership Programs appeared first on The Mozilla Blog.

Linux Mint 19, ElementaryOS Juno, GIMP 2.10.4, Redcore Linux, SUSE Acquired | This Week in Linux 31

Tue, 2018-07-10 09:54
on TWinL31: Linux Mint 19, ElementaryOS Juno, GIMP 2.10.4, Redcore Linux, SUSE Acquired, Kdenlive's Request for Beta Testing, EU Copyright Reform, Ubuntu Studio's Audio Production Guide and much more

Minimal Ubuntu for containers and clouds

Tue, 2018-07-10 08:39
VIDEO: Canonical has a new Ubuntu release just for servers, containers, and clouds.

Chakra GNU/Linux Users Get the KDE Plasma 5.13 Treatment, Lots of Other Updates

Tue, 2018-07-10 07:25
If you're using the Chakra GNU/Linux operating system on your personal computer, you can now update it to the latest KDE Plasma 5.13 desktop environment and corresponding KDE software applications and technologies.

Introduction to database joins with mariadb and mysql join examples

Tue, 2018-07-10 06:11
In a relational database system the data is organized in tables, composed by rows and columns. Each row is an instance of the entity represented by the table, with the columns used as its properties. Relationships between tables are established by the use of foreign keys, and the statement with which we can perform queries that span over multiple tables it's called a join. In this tutorial we will see the different type of joins available when using MySQL or MariaDB.

Integration of CFSSL with the Lemur Certificate Manager

Tue, 2018-07-10 04:56
This tutorial shows the integration of CFSSL with the Lemur certificate Manager. In the previous article on Lemur certificate manager, we have not used any third party root Certification Authority (CA) for the client certificates. Therefore, in this tutorial, PKI will be set up using CFSSL (Cloudflare's SSL) and integrated with the Lemur project.

Malware Found On The Arch User Repository (AUR)

Tue, 2018-07-10 03:42
On June 7, an AUR package was modified with some malicious code, reminding its users that all user-generated packages should be checked before installation.

Signage-oriented Mini-STX SBC taps Ryzen V1000

Tue, 2018-07-10 02:28
Sapphire has launched a Linux-friendly “FS-FP5V” SBC starting at $325 that features an AMD Ryzen V1000 SoC, as well as SATA III, 2x M.2, 4x DP++, 2x GbE, and 4x USB ports including a USB 3.1 Type-C. Sapphire, which makes AMD-based graphics cards and motherboards, has launched a 147.3 x 139.7mm Mini-STX (5?5-inch) form factor […]

How to upgrade to Linux Mint 19

Tue, 2018-07-10 01:13
VIDEO: It's now possible to upgrade directly from Linux Mint 18.3 to Linux Mint 19. But, it[he]#039[/he]s not easy. Here[he]#039[/he]s you do it.

Anbox: How To Install Google Play Store And Enable ARM (libhoudini) Support, The Easy Way

Mon, 2018-07-09 23:59
This article explains how to install Google Play Store And Google Play Services on Anbox, along with enabling ARM applications and games support via libhoudini. Anbox, or Android in a Box, is a free and open source tool that allows running Android applications on Linux.

Boost your typing with emoji in Fedora 28 Workstation

Mon, 2018-07-09 22:45
Fedora 28 Workstation ships with a feature that allows you to quickly search, select and input emoji using your keyboard. Emoji, cute ideograms that are part of Unicode, are used fairly widely in messaging and especially on mobile devices. You may have heard the idiom “A picture is worth a thousand words.” This is exactly […]

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